CIPWG Meetings

The Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group convenes biennial symposia, with the next symposium scheduled for the fall of 2018.

We invite you to join the symposium planning committee and attend this meeting.  If you want to be part of the 2016 CIPWG symposium planning committee but are unable to attend this meeting, please contact Donna Ellis (; phone 860-486-6448 ).

CIPWG Meeting Schedule

CIPWG holds general meetings twice yearly, one in the spring and one in the fall. General meetings are open to the public. In even numbered years, CIPWG hosts a major conference. The 2014 Invasive Plant Symposium attracted 500 attendees

Presentations from the October 6th 2015 Meeting are below:

Early Detection and Research Lists  By Nicole Gabelman (PDF)

Biological Control Update 2015 (PDF)

Scott Williams presentation, The Role of Deer in Spreading Invasive Plants and Preventing Native Plant Regeneration  (PDF)

CIPWG Annual Reports

View the 2017 Annual Report

View the 2016 Annual Report

View 2015 Annual Report

View 2014 Annual Report

View 2013 Annual Report

View 2012 Annual Report

CIPWG Meeting Minutes

CIPWG General Meeting Minutes 4-8-15 

CIPWG General Meeting Minutes 11-20-13

CIPWG General Meeting Minutes 3-27-2013

CIPWG General Meeting Minutes 11-10-2011

CIPWG General Meeting Minutes 3-30-2011